Chapter 2. Getting started

Table of Contents

FreeCast Manager introduction
Your first FreeCast network
General GUI layout
Actions
Setup Dialog
Receiver configuration
Default configuration
Troubleshooting
Network configuration
Support team

FreeCast Manager introduction

FreeCast Manager

FreeCast Manager is a graphical application which allows to start a FreeCast network. It provides:

  • a FreeCast tracker

  • a FreeCast root node

  • an embedded HTTP server

All these components are configured automatically when the FreeCast Manager starts.

FreeCast Manager can be started via JavaWebStart. In this case, it will be installed and upgraded automatically via Internet.